Powerful New Program

    ADC is launching a new program at this year’s summit with a focus on the ideas and issues that are key to strengthening the foundation of readiness for our military and communities.

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    Meet the 2019 Communities

    Read the official press release and learn more about the Great American Defense Communities program.

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    Annual Report

    ADC’s 2019 Annual Report provides a look back at 2018 and shares exciting 2019 news and updates.

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  • Two Pennsylvania Counties Apply for Airfield at Willow Grove

    Two counties have requested acquiring the airfield at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, located outside of Philadelphia, for use as a general aviation airport. While neither the Bucks County Airport Authority nor Montgomery County expressed an interest in turning the air station into a commercial airport, both proposals would leave only several hundred acres for other development …

  • DOD Pursuing Energy-Saving Technologies for Installations

    DOD is requesting $30 million as part of its fiscal 2012 budget to demonstrate energy technologies that have the potential to dramatically reduce the department’s facility energy demand. Emerging technologies can reduce energy usage by 50 percent in existing buildings and 70 percent in new construction …

  • We Need Your Session Proposals for 2011 Annual Conference

    As preparations continue for the ADC 2011 Annual Conference in Norfolk, Va., ADC is asking its members and military partners for session ideas, the most important step in developing our program of events. This year’s call for sessions has been simplified — you only need to submit session abstracts and proposed speakers. If your session abstract is selected, then you will be asked to provide additional details …

  • Smart Microgrid Powers Army Vehicles at Wheeler

    Officials at Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii are demonstrating the Army’s first smart-charging microgrid, one step in a bid to make the installation energy independent. The prototype consists of 25 kilowatts of solar power array, 200 kilowatt-hours of battery storage and four plug-in electric vehicles. The system powers four electric vehicles and has the ability to provide instant backup power to support three buildings for 72 hours …


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